Definition of Genus Lagerstroemia
1. Noun. Shrubs or small trees of tropical Asia and Africa usually with showy white, pink, or purplish flowers.
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Family Lythraceae, Loosestrife Family, Lythraceae
Member holonyms: Crape Myrtle, Crepe Flower, Crepe Myrtle, Lagerstroemia Indica, Lagerstroemia Speciosa, Pride-of-india, Queen's Crape Myrtle
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lagerstroemia
Literary usage of Genus Lagerstroemia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1916)
"Prices.—Marketed only in miscellaneous lots of cheap lauan. LYTHRACEAE. [Banaba family.] Genus LAGERSTROEMIA. L. piriformis Koehne (PI. VII, fig. 56. ..."